Boston, MA
location
Private
type
Urban
setting
58%
42%
student ratio
19
total students
Tuition Cost Not Reported
Not Reported
average amount to complete degree
January 5
fall application deadline
54%
acceptance rate
2 Degrees Offered
degrees offered

Degrees & Awards

  • Degrees Offered
    • Major Degree Levels Offered
    • Linguistics Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
      Master of Arts (MA)
  • Degrees Awarded
    • Master's Degrees 4
    • Doctoral Degrees 1
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported
    • * Shows the number of degrees awarded for the last academic year that data was reported.
  • Earning Your Degree
    • Part-time study available? Yes
    • Evening/weekend programs available? No
    • Distance learning programs available? No
    • Terminal master's degree available? Yes
  • Degree Requirements
    • Master's Degrees 1 Foreign Language
    • Doctoral Degrees 2 Foreign Languages, Comp Exam Required and Thesis Required
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported

Admissions

54% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 35
    • Accepted 19
    • Acceptance Rate 54
    • Enrolled 6
  • Applying
    • Application Fee - Domestic $95
    • Application Fee - International $95
    • Electronic applications accepted? Yes
    • Applications processed on a rolling basis? Not Reported
  • Application Deadlines
    • Type Domestic International Priority Date
    • Fall deadline January 5th January 5th Not Reported
    • Winter deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
    • Spring deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
  • Entrance Requirements
    • Master's DegreesGRE General Test, 3 letters of recommendation, transcripts, personal statement, and curriculum vitae, writing sample
    • Doctoral's DegreesGRE General Test, 3 letters of recommendation, transcripts, personal statement, and curriculum vitae, writing sample
    • First-Professional's DegreesNot Reported
    • Other Advanced DegreesNot Reported
    • International DegreesTOEFL required, 550 paper based, TOEFL iBT

Tuition & Fees

  • Tuition & Fees *
    • Tuition & FeesNot Reported
    • *Average dollar amount (tuition & fees) required to complete the degree
  • Financial Support
    • Financial award applicants must submitNot Reported
    • Application deadlines for financial awardsJanuary 5
    • Types of financial support availableTeaching Assistantships, Federal Work-Study, Scholarship and/or loans, Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Graduate Students19
    • Female Percentage58%
    • Male Percentage42%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students19
    • Part-time Percentage11%
    • Full-time Percentage89%
  • Race/Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino0%
    • Black / African American0%
    • White / Caucasian63%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native0%
    • Asian11%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander0%
    • Two or more races10%
    • Unknown or International Student16%

Research

  • Existing Research
    • Focus of faculty researchLinguistic theory, experimental phonetics and phonology, morphology, syntax, semantics, pragmatics and information status, prosody sociolinguistics, language acquisition, language documentation and field linguistics, language change and variation, Romance linguistics, sign language linguistics
    • Externally sponsored research expenditures last yearNot Reported

Location & Contact

Program in Linguistics

Graduate School of Arts and Sciences
Boston University

One Silber Way
Boston, MA 02215
United States

Carol Neidle

Director

Phone: 617-353-6218
Email: carol@bu.edu

Cameron Samuelson

Administrator

Phone: 617-358-4640
Fax: 617-358-4641
Email: linggrad@bu.edu


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